Portrait of top USC benefactor Darla Moore unveiled at business school

 

Darla Moore and Ralph Heimans pose for photographs at the unvailing of her portrait in the Darla Moore School of Business Friday, March 20, 2015. ( Photo By Mary Ann Chastain)

The 14-by-8 foot oil painting, crafted by London-based artist Ralph Heimans, depicts the USC graduate looking out over the construction of the new business school. Read More...

CONTACT SPORT: Hospitals, insurers throw punches in contract disputes

The recent disagreements between Lexington Medical Center and BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina may be unusual in the Columbia area, but it has become the norm in surrounding parts of the state. Read More...

10,000 more South Carolinians earn paychecks in February

While the state’s unemployment rate remained flat at 6.6%, the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce noted there are more than 70,000 jobs openings that needed to be filled in the Palmetto State. Read More...

Census reports Palmetto State home to three of nation’s fastest-growing metro areas

The Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach metro area finished second nationally behind only the Villages, Fla., with a 5.4% change, the U.S. Census Bureau study said. The Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort area finished 13th while Charleston-North Carolina’s 2.2% change was good for 17th nationally. Read More...

ULI’s Reality Check Symposium on tap for April

Urban Land Institute South Carolina will bring together participants at Indie Grits to discuss leveraging the creative community to celebrate and enhance the region’s primary economic drivers. The event – dubbed Future Perfect: Shaping the Southern City of the Future – is set for April 16 at the Nickelodeon Theater, Richland Library and Tapp’s Art Center. Read More...


9 alumni of USC law school receive Compleat Lawyer award

Established in 1992, the Compleat Lawyer Award is the law school’s highest recognition of professional achievement and civic leadership by alumni. Recipients of the honor are cited for being entrepreneurs, stewards of the environment, protectors of families, and defenders of people’s liberties Read More...

Columbia real estate attorney earns rare honor

Cynthia Blair, a founding member at Blair Cato Pickren Casterline, was named South Carolina’s only National Title Professional by the American Land Title Association. She is just one of 47 people nationally who have received the honor. Read More...